That didn't take long at all. Probably the complete opposite, actually. But, while Google I/O is still going strong, and we're covering everything that slips out of the conference, Google and the Android Team have officially made the Android 2.2 Software Developer's Kit (SDK) available for download.
This app is a simple Tricorder for Android, using your phone's real sensors to detect magnetic fields, gravity and a few other cool things. All you fans of Star Trek has made this one of the most popular apps on Android with an estimated 150,000 downloads.
Jig.jp has released an Android application that combined RSS feeds, social networking and web-browsing all into one neat little application. The jig browser has had over 4 million downloads and these numbers do not include the US or Europe.
Google sent out email’s earlier today to a select group of Android developers informing them that they are eligible to receive either a Verizon Droid or a Nexus One, as part of its ‘Device Seeding Program’. Developer’s of applications that has more than 5,000 downloads and a rating of 3.5 stars or higher qualify for one of these two Android devices.
Google has recently acquired reMail from the AppStore and the removed it form the iPhones AppStore. Ha, take that Apple. One of the best apps for the iPhone could make its way to Android soon. Although this may end up being mashed together with the gmail app to enhance its functionality.
Sprint has been bragging about being the first 4G carrier for the longest now. This may be true but they currently has no 4G capable phone to take advantage of this. This may change this coming summer with the release of the HTC Supersonic.